Weekly sports recap

BASKETBALL: The Old Town Coyotes played their senior games on Saturday night, with the girls team pulling off a 52-42 win over Caribou. Old Town is currently fourth in the Class B North standings as of Monday morning.

The junior varsity girls came out with a 51-37 win, but the boys suffered some tough losses against the Vikings. The boys varsity squad lost 58-78 and the junior varsity came close, ultimately falling 53-55. 

Both varsity teams were scheduled to play against John Bapst on Monday night. They will also face off against Orono later this week in the final game of the regular season.

Old Town swimmer Andy Koch competes in the 500-meter freestyle during Saturday’s meet against Bangor High School. (Photo courtesy of Jason Rutherford.)

SWIMMING: The Coyotes and Black Bears competed against Bangor at Husson University Saturday night, with the boys taking a 94-50 loss and the girls raking in 70 points against Bangor’s 110. 

The PVC Boys Swimming and Diving Championship will take place at 5 p.m., Friday, Feb. 7, at Husson University. 

TRACK: The Old Town girls and boys indoor track teams finished up the regular season over the weekend with the girls pulling a third place finish and the boys coming in second. Both teams will compete next at the PVC Championship Meet on Saturday, Feb. 8 at the UMaine Field House.  

HOCKEY: The Old Town- Orono boys shut out Messalonskee 8-0 on Saturday night, moving into  second place in the Class B North standings, closely behind Hampden Academy. 

WRESTLING: The Coyotes competed in its regional championship match on Saturday night at Mount Desert Island. Sam Charles placed second, with Xander Doty coming in fourth. Joe Tuulima from Howland took home first place. The Coyotes are scheduled to compete in the regional championships at Caribou High School Saturday, Feb. 8.

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